Lhevinne, Josef

Lhevinne, Josef

pianists, teachers; Josef born in Orel, Russia, and Rosina in Kiev, Russia. After gaining fame as soloists in Russia and Europe, they came to the U.S.A. in 1919. While they continued to concertize, they both taught at Juilliard; although he had the more prominent concert career, she lived on to become legendary for teaching an endless succession of prominent pianists including Van Cliburn.
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Among the pianists Gershwin admired were the flamboyant Franz Liszt and the heroes of the day such as Josef Lhevinne, Josef Hoffmann and Ferrucio Busoni.
LHEVINNE, Josef; Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing, prologo de Rosina Lhevinne, Dover Publications, Inc.